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May 31City calls for federal and provincial support of low-barrier opioid distribution pilot

Mayor Gregor Robertson is calling for the federal and provincial government to fully support the implementation of an innovative low-barrier opioid distribution pilot.

City Hall displaying rainbow flag

May 30BC Gay and Lesbian archives collection donated to the City archives

The BC Gay and Lesbian Archives, a collection established and maintained since 1976 by Ron Dutton, has been donated to the City of Vancouver Archives and is now available to the public.

Panorama of Vancouver

May 302019-2022 Draft Capital Plan proposes increased focus on renewing aging infrastructure and amenities

The draft 2019-2022 Capital Plan will be presented to City Council on June 5.

Front of a single home

May 29Home building to be fast tracked by new development permit pilot

We are launching a new fast lane pilot program for experienced homebuilder teams to significantly reduce permit processing times.

Four highrise apartment buildings

May 25Majority of empty homes tax exemptions due to property transfer or redevelopment/renovation

Of the 5,200 properties declared exempt from the tax, the majority of those claimed an exemption due to transfer of the property during the year.

Mobi-mat at Kits Beach

May 25Park Board improves beach experience with second Mobi-Mat and new water wheelchairs for those with mobility challenges

Vancouver Park Board improves beach experience with second Mobi-Mat and 10 new water wheelchairs for those with mobility challenges.

Japanese beetle on a leaf

May 24Japanese beetle found in False Creek area

Plant and soil materials cannot be moved outside of the area and we'll be treating lawns on public property. Japanese beetle can damage plants, gardens, and crops.

City Hall's 12th Avenue entrance

May 24Statement by the City of Vancouver regarding today's BC Supreme Court decision

The City of Vancouver is disappointed with the BC Supreme Court decision to dismiss the City's petition.

Buses on Broadway Corridor

May 23City aims to curb land speculation along Broadway Corridor

We are proposing a new policy to limit land speculation along Broadway in advance of the community and transportation planning that will culminate in a new SkyTrain line.

Kits Pool

May 18Iconic Kits Pool to open tomorrow after multi-million dollar renovation

Get ready for summer! Kits Pool opens May 19 for the summer season after a multi-million dollar upgrade.

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